Cremalosa gelato shop hosting pop-up preview at Hotel Clermont this FridayMeridith Ford. Image provided to Decaturish
According to an event press release, the pop-up is part of Hotel Clermont’s ongoing series of Friday evening rooftop food cart takeovers. Cremalosa’s event will feature gelato, adult affogato and boozy shakes, with flavors including banana pudding, dementor’s demise (dark chocolate grand marnier), hazelnut crunch and gingersnap cookie.
Cremalosa will open this fall at 2657 E. College Ave. in Decatur with a menu highlighting local ingredients and including made-from-scratch gelato. Its owner, Atlanta native Meridith Ford, started out as a pastry chef and earned her pastry degree from Johnson & Wales University, where she taught for seven years.
Ford also served as The Providence Journal’s dining critic and head food writer for over five years, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s dining critic and food writer from 2004 to 2010, where she earned a James Beard Award nomination for food criticism.
The pop-up will take place from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4. at Hotel Clermont, located at 789 Ponce De Leon Ave NE in Atlanta. Prices will be $4 to $10.